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About April + Kelly - April Kaynor & Kelly DeFrancesco

Sales Vice President - New Canaan Office
Four Elm Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
Cell: 203.667.4074

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April Kaynor and Kelly DeFrancesco are two innovative, top-producing agents who formed a partnership to serve home buyers and sellers in New Canaan. Individually, both April and Kelly rose quickly to the top of their company rankings and developed mutual respect for each other along the way. With April's marketing, negotiating and creative skills, and Kelly's data analysis, customer service and organizational skills, the two continue to exceed all client expectations.

With April + Kelly as your Real Estate Team, you'll receive:

24/7 Access, Responsiveness and Guidance

Two Top-Producing Agents in New Canaan Year after Year

High-Level Marketing, Sales & Service Backgrounds since 1989

A Team That Invests Heavily In The Tools Neccessary to Sell Homes

A Team That Maintains Excellent Rapport with Other Agents

A Team with the Right Formula to Sell Homes Effectively

A Team That has Close Relationships with Town Hall Departments

Premiere Agents on Zillow, Trulia,

Very Active on Social Media Sites

Knowledgeable on ALL Aspects of the New Canaan Real Estate Market

Negotiating Facilitators Providing All Possible Options and Solutions

Over $150 Million in Combined Sales Since 2010

Honest, Dedicated and Fun to Work With

A Team of Top-Producing Agents for the Price of One

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  • Kelly and April's care, professionalism, dedication, knowledge, advice were truly exceptional. What a great team. Their support and warmth were outstanding. They sold my home!...and left me with good memories as I left New Canaan. Jeanne (New Canaan)

  • April and Kelly were joyful and skillful guides through the recent sale and purchase of our home in New Canaan. They were consistently available, insightful, supportive, and patient as we navigated through the twists and turns of the process. Enormous gratitude for their dedication. We couldn?t r... Nick and Michelle (New Canaan)

  • We were so grateful to have found April + Kelly. They were professional, thoughtful and kind during an incredibly challenging housing market. They went out of their way to help with our home search and made acclimating to a new town seamless. They have our highest recommendation and regard as profes... Jennifer (New Canaan)

  • Kelly + April is THE team to have on your side. With their help our home was sold in 3 days and received multiple offers. They have walked the extra mile not only with the listing of our home, but also with small hick ups afterwards. I applaud you for your excellence and professionalism Eckard Van Staden (New Canaan)

  • You and your team have been incredible throughout this whole process - smart, patient, creative, responsive and very helpful. As you know, this is an emotional process, but you made it as smooth as possible and we felt confident we were in the best hands. Thank you for the skills, brains, energy and... Seller (New Canaan)

  • I recently sold two single family houses in New Canaan using the team of Kelly DeFrancesco and April Kaynor. Kelly and April are a great team to work with. They have complimentary skills and personalities and you basically get two top notch professionals focused on your transaction instead of one.... Seller (New Canaan)

  • My wife and I bought some land with an intention to build a custom home, but our plans changed and we decided to sell the land. After having it listed for about a year, we decided to move the listing to April and Kelly. They came to meet with us to understand our expectations. After a few weeks, ... Matthew & Deena Youngs (New Canaan)

  • Kara and I can?t thank you enough for all of the hard work, dedication, and time spent in helping us navigate the purchasing process. You made what could have been a very stressful endeavor, enjoyable. You went above and beyond for us in every aspect and deserve the highest praise. Jared and Kara Grayson (New Canaan)

  • "So thankful to have worked with Kelly and April in selling our home. They were always there supporting and giving good advice. Excellent and wonderful experience. They always went the extra mile to help me. Thanks again." Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Kiratsous (New Canaan, CT) Mr & Mrs Arthur Kiratsous (New Canaan)

  • Our experience with Kelly DeFrancesco, our WR agent, was exceptional. She took time to understand exactly what type of home and neighborhood we were looking for and was just as persistent and patient as we were to find the right home for our family. Our experience did not at all feel like a "transac... Sanjay Sunder (New Canaan)

  • Working with Kelly was a pleasure! As first-time home buyers, we were clueless about the process and what sort of things to consider in a home. Kelly offered practical advice and held our hands every step of the way. She was not pushy at all and we enjoyed every day that we spent with her. Kelly doe... Jess Heiss & Conor Bermingham (New Canaan)

  • April and Kelly are complete rock stars!! They are super knowledgeable, very hard working, and refreshingly creative. Jay and I were extremely impressed with the business they have built, and the services they provide. They are a full service team with a serious emphasis on marketing and social me... Susan and Jay Braden (New Canaan)

  • Our house went on the market two weeks before the global pandemic hit - our timing could not have been worse. But through all the confusion, uncertainty and anxiety, April and Kelly remained calm and informed, flexible and innovative. Their ability to leverage social media was critical at a time whe... Jeff and Laurie Walker (New Canaan)

  • April and Kelly were great partners to us every step of the way and a real pleasure to work with in the selling of our house. In addition to knowing the New Canaan market cold, they also are straight shooters, there for you at every turn, passionate about the job at hand and always customer-focused. Rich & Brenda Battista (New Canaan)

  • April & Kelly turned what can be a very difficult and trying process into a successful sale. From the beginning to the end, they were available at any hour and on any day, advising on how to uniquely market our home, price it, prepare/stage it and sell it in a timely manner. We were under contract ... Scott and Lisa Isherwood (New Canaan)

  • April and Kelly are extremely effective. We engaged them to simultaneously sell and purchase homes for us and they did so within 30 days. Their ability to accurately position, price and stage our home enabled us to get it under contract within days. Their network of legal, repairmen and requisite se... Steve and Jennifer Czech

  • April and Kelly have the market insight and expertise we needed to guide us through the process of selling our home. From staging, pricing and marketing all the way to closing, they helped us through every step. We can't say enough great things about this amazing team of real estate professionals. Alexandra DeMarino (New Canaan)

  • April & Kelly are a dynamic real estate duo! They each bring their own skill set and expertise to the table which gave us confidence that we were making well informed decisions when buying our current house and selling our previous house in New Canaan. They are at the top of their game when it comes... Nina and Dan Lota (New Canaan)

  • Hi, I wanted to relate my recent experience working with April Kaynor and Kelly DeFrancesco on the recent sale of my home in New Canaan. I had a relationship with a long established realtor in New Canaan but sensed that in this non traditional environment I would need some innovative and fresh mark... Seller (New Canaan)

  • It was an absolute pleasure working with April and Kelly. We had the daunting task of selling our longtime family home remotely, and coordinating the sale in a challenging market with multiple decision makers in different locations. With a warm and supportive approach, absolute professionalism and... Christine (New Canaan)

  • April + Kelly are an unstoppable force in New Canaan. Their market knowledge, hustle, and authenticity are second to none! Russlyn & Matt Seiler (Brooklyn. NY)

  • April and Kelly had been recommended to us again and again by close friends because of their professional approach, integrity and undeniable results. Thank goodness we listened! The process was surprisingly enjoyable and brief due to their sweet, yet dogged approach. Their knowledge of the industry,... Andrea and Scott Martin (New Canaan, CT)

  • We happened to meet April and Kelly at an open house at a New Canaan home we liked very much. Through subsequent discussions we came to realize how special April and Kelly are as individuals and as a broker team. They represented the house perfectly, but also got to know us (as non-clients) in a way... William and Lauren Frank (New Canaan, Ct.)

  • April and Kelly fully exceeded our expectations as full service brokers during our house hunt in New Canaan. We presented them with some unique layout requirements and challenges related to our living arrangements and they quickly went to work and started showing us a variety of homes combined with ... David Kammerer (New Canaan)

  • We hear from everyone how lucky we are to have sold our house in this market. It was not was 100% because of April and Kelly! Patricia & Michael Svagdis (New Canaan, CT)

  • Fantastic work Kelly and April. Super cool and professional. You guys work really hard...thank you for everything. We are very happy! Alex Carles (New Canaan, CT)

  • We could not have hoped for a better team in finding our dream home. April and Kelly are super-dedicated and know the market inside and out. Lisa & Chris Richardson (Garden City, NY)

  • I've had the pleasure of working with April and Kelly from A to Z on numerous real estate transactions. They are ultimate professionals who know the business inside and out, and always put their clients first."-Attorney Kenneth M. Gammill, Jr. of Gilbride, Tusa, Last & Spellane, New Canaan & Greenwi... Attorney Ken Gammill (New Canaan, CT)

  • I've had the pleasure of working with April and Kelly on numerous closings and they go above and beyond for their clients and always do what is best for them. -Thomas O'Dea, Attorney & Representative of CT General Assembly Tom O'Dea (New Canaan, CT)

  • My agent commanded superb knowledge of marketplace and brought to the table a great amount of energy which was extremely valuable to the whole process Mr. & Mrs.John Athanasoulias (Stamford, CT)

  • April and Kelly were awesome. Great partners. Great ideas. Great listeners. Great energy. Mr. & Mrs. Matt Seiler (New Canaan, CT)

  • Kelly Defrancesco and April Kaynor are an experienced team who immediately understood our priorities. They rendered invaluable advice and guidance throughout the sales/closing process. They went above and beyond our expectations in assisting us with the myriad tasks so necessary to achieve a timel... Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Ainsworth (New Canaan, CT)

  • Our agent, April, was amazing from start to finish. We were her first listing and she approached it with professionalism and confidence. (New Canaan)

  • April and Kelly were awesome from beginning to end of the sale of my home!!! Ms. Catherine Warlich (New Canaan, CT)

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